(My store is in a mall, and we use sensor tags to deter theft. If the alarm near the door sounds, we’re required to check and see why. A man comes in and sets off the alarm. He approaches the desk with a large duffel bag.)
Him: “Hi, I need your help.”
(He opens the bag; it contains clothes from another store with the sensor tags still attached, which are usually removed when you pay.)
Him: “Can you remove these tags for me?”
(Needless to say, I told him no.)
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(Before we take customers through to pre-testing we have to go through some basic details with them.)
Me: “So, how many hours are you looking at a computer?”
Elderly Customer: “At least three, usually more!”
Me:“That’s cool. One last question, do you have any hobbies that could strain your eyes?”
(He thinks long and hard.)
Elderly Customer: “Does Internet porn count as a hobby?”
(Everyone, including the manager, bursts out laughing. After tearing up my only response is:)
Me: “Only if you put real effort into it…”